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Allison J. Metz

Allison J. Metz

Allison J. Metz

Faculty Fellow
Sheryl-Mar North, Room 171
Campus Box 8040
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040

Academic Affiliation 

Professor of the Practice
School of Social Work
Adjunct Professor
Gillings School of Global Public Health


Developmental Psychology,
Catholic University of America

Area(s) of Work

Biographical Statement 

Allison Metz, PhD, is a fellow of the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, as well as a developmental psychologist, professor of practice and director of implementation practice at the School of Social Work, former director of the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN), and adjunct professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She specializes in the implementation of evidence to achieve social impact for children and families in a range of human service and education areas, with an emphasis on child welfare and early childhood service contexts.